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Queen's Harbour Master Portsmouth

DIRECTION No 5/13

Dockyard Port of Portsmouth - Recovery of adrift craft

  1. The Queen’s Harbour Master Portsmouth hereby gives notice of the following Direction hereby made under schedule 1 paragraph 1 (1) of the Dockyard Port of Portsmouth Order 2005, that responsibility for the safe mooring of privately owned vessels within or without the confines of the Dockyard Port of Portsmouth lies with the owner of the vessel.
  2. Any vessel breaking adrift and recovered by the Queen's Harbour Master will be subject to a lien and not released until such time as an undertaking is signed in which the owner agrees to meet the Ministry of Defence costs.
  3. Portsmouth LNTM 14 / 12 is hereby superseded.


Queen's Harbour Master